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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
coming says he will make education and poverty the centerpieces of his campaign. firstame the council's openly gay member when he was elected in 1897. he left the republican party and became an independent in 2004. he has until june to decide whether to run in the general election. if he does, he will face the republican and democratic primaries. mayor gray is running for a second term and faces primary challenges by four others. news, the only 7 roadway in and out of north carolina outer banks is shut down. the reason is not clear. >> first, president obama makes a push to reduce income inequality. some local business owners say they are concerned. >> i'm doug hill. experience temperatures in the 60s tomorrow while many parts of the country get whacked with severe weather went -- severe winter weather. get whacked with severe weather went -- severe winter weather. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month.
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
educate. he was the most educated candidate they ever had to try to move voters to a new place. >> you mentioned the learning. and gay mcdougall, you campaigned to release him from prison. he used the time in prison to be educated as well. >> absolutely. he used it to be educated and educated the other prisoners. he called it the university of robben island. they spent time learning about political development around the world. they decided who they, as a political party and as, you know, activists, wanted to be. the decisionmaking. when they finally emerged, from that prison, they knew exactly the road they wanted to travel. >> and jendayi frazer, he was conscious of his role as educator when he became president and after he left office as well. didn't often hide disappointment in what was going on in south africa and other african nations. >> yes, he certainly was. i think president mandela, what i took from him was the courage of his convictions. he was very clear when he did not agree. he would do that privately and publicly. for instance, on the issue of hiv and aids, he certainly
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. andhere is fiscal stability economic development. look at the education and the way people are getting back to work. >> i think it is interesting for him to say that considering the fact that he has been in battled on the first day that he -- em battled from the first day that he took office. he will appear on the april 1 democratic reimer a ballot. this is the first public campaign event that is expected in january. >> thank you very much. lower temperatures today and it could get better this week. abc 7 has good news. >> tomorrow will be more noticeable. i am outside of the belfort furniture weather center right now. morning, thew skies are cloudy and temperatures are expected to remain above freezing. it will be 36 degrees in dunkirk. temperatures will slowly develop and by the end of the work week, it looks like rain will be likely. a powerful cold front will be working across the country and we will talk about that more and a couple of minutes. >> we will see you then. we have news from southeast washington. there are two shootings that were blocks apart. the first was on the 1500
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 12:35am EST
the promise of education. now, a new school year is under way with new hope, thanks to diane sawyer's reporting and your generosity. plus, a little extra help from a surprising celebrity source. >> a new school year at the strawberry mansion. >> i'm like really excited. >> a fresh start. it's the first day and this year students are including a little order of their own. asking for school uniforms. uniforms in part paid for by you, abc viewers. >> i missed you. >> i missed you too. >> two of my favorite people in the world. >> a familiar voice. principal wayman back for her second year at strawberry mansion. >> i am the bell. i'm the bell. it is now time to transition. bing. and she has done something extraordinary. for the first time in six years -- let's go, move! the school is no longer considered one of the country's most dangerous. through sheer force of will, the principal cut the incidents nearly in half. and your wave of generosity helped breath new life into the school. >> just when i really did think that there was no hope in america, and then you all aired this special. g
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
back to your basic things, individual's abilities to aspire to their fullest potential. education is a major part of it. th is not obviously available to the extent it should be to help people overme the other limitationons. there are so many stctural problems that have to be addressed. we do not even get close to that with this spee. >> charles, according to a polling,g, most americans beliee the rich are geing cher, the poor arere getting poorer. 92% of democrats believe that. 50% of americans. it does s not help the republicans' image. talking about tting food stamps. >> i think the polls are right and obama has been over that gap. the memedian house hold come was $56,000. is $5252,500. there has been a drop in median income. while the rich have watched their stocks double since the day obama came into offe. on the one hand he has a fed pumping up, inflating the pricinof housing and ststock, deliberately by prting a trillion dollars a y year of money. and on the other hand we have a drdrop, and this is unprececede, a drop in the recovery. this has been going on -- >> excuse me.
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:35pm EST
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> tomorrow marks cyber monday. fedex expects to move when the 2 million shipments. cyber monday is the monday after thanksgiving where lots of stores offer deep discounts on their websites. fedex has hired tens of thousands of seasonal workers to handle the surge of shipments that they are expecting. it is the week of tree lighting's and the district. house speaker john boehner will light the capitol christmas tree on tuesday. the 88-foot spruce arrived on the west lawn monday morning after a month-long journey from washington state. it is decorated with 5000 locally crafted ornaments to reflect this yours theme, sharing washington's good- natured. the firstobama and family on friday are expected to take part in the letting of the national christmas tree. the ceremony will take place near the white ho
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:35am EST
and restrictions on travel, education and employment. whites enjoyed all of the power and riches in this country. his triable name meant troublemaker so perhaps it was his des atindestiny. he became a leading agitator for change as an attorney. he and the african national congress took up armed struggle. >> will tl are many that feel it is useless for us to continue talking peace and non-violence. >> mandela was a born leader and in 1964 the apartheid government tried him for treason and sought the death penalty. >> i have challenerished the id a democratic and free society. it is an idea for which i hope to live for and to see realized. but my lord, if it needs be, it is an idea for which i am prepared to die. >> mandela was sent to robben i-lend prison and not heard from for nearly 30 years. he was just prisoner number 46664. mandela became a myth, a global symbol for the fight against apartheid. and then in 1990, the south african government, under increasing pressure suddenly yielded. >> mr. nelson mandela will be released. >> it was an amazing moment when mandela walked out of prison on feb
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
in providing education, counseling, care to people with aids and hiv. overseas, pope francis marked world aids day. he addressed thousands of people who gathered at st. peter's square. the pope called on catholics around the world to pray for those suffering from aids and hiv. he also asked people to pray for the doctors and researchers working to find treatments and a cure for that disease. funeral services were held in south carolina today for a postal worker who was shot and killed in prince george's county. family members and friends gathered in rock hill to say goodbye to tyson barnette. he was killed while delivering mail along reed street and landover. relatives say barnette was a good man. >> he is the type of guy that anyone could love. people --cared about we never thought it would happen in our family. >> police are still looking for barnette's taylor. yesterday, officers handed out flyers in the neighborhood where barnett was killed hoping to get some leads. a gunshot was fired aboard a metro train. metro transit police say two men got onto an argument on an orange line train that
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
educated, sophisticated man. he knew white south africa, black south africa, poor south africa, wealthy south africa. one of his supporters said at the time when they were looking for a leader for this mass movement, in walks this six foot two inch massive demand. they said, yup, he is the one. mandela said at one of his first meetings, he stood in the room with the elders and said, i will be the first black president of south africa. he said that in the 1950s. >> and in south africa in recent line, what it was like to up in 1994, that first election. they still had tears in their eyes, still very vivid to them. legacy ofd that the nelson mandela would not be enough, that there was still a lot of work to be done in south africa. the country has problems. it is one of the leading places of rape in the country, aids is rampant. unemployment between the ages of 20 and 50 is more than 50%. but nelson mandela set the stage for the future. of them,t out the best this kind and gentle man. he always made the point, people ask, is he still angry, he said i am still angry but i made a choice. i d
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
$40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. officers under investigation, suspected of running a prostitution ring. >> officers went to his home searching for a missing 16-year- old girl. is outside of the officer's home in southeast with the details. roz? documents, weurt discovered when investigators came here tuesday night, that police officer answer the door himself. he smelled the strong odor of marijuana and found more marijuana on the inside. here is some video we captured upon the search going on last night. inside the apartment, investigators found two young women, one who was 18, the other the 16-year-old missing girl. they had been searching for her. she told investigators she had been there several times and had met six other females. he told -- she said they had worked as prostitutes for the officers. he took voters of her nude wearing sparkly high heels. he told her her nickname would be juicy and he ha
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
that this achieved. challenge their very humanity. >> born in a tiny village and educated in a hut, he became a boxer though his fight would be in a larger realm. andained a law degree fought racism and the apartheid. he was landed behind bars for 27 years. his imprisonment only energized him. >> think about the problems. >> countless others along the way. >> we have to think about the example that he said, to make decisions not by hate, but by love. >> he became the first black and democratic president and a nations, tother have a collegiate tone to pitches message of goodwill. >> i am a -- >> his enthusiasm was contagious and his legacy bound to inspire well beyond this lifetime. thatlson mandela once said it seems impossible until it is done. many wanting a quality that may be celebrated in the next few days, including at the soccer stadium where he last appeared in the world cup, to be buried back in his home village 550 miles away. the -- this will last 10 days. many come together to honor the man known to his countrymen as madiba. legacy as a human rights leader has prompted many to share their
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 2:35am EST
's still a lot of problems. there's defacto segregation, economic problems, educational problems that south africa needs to advance on in order to realize the society that nelson mandela had in mind for south africa. being in south africa, the folks there, from all different colors, all different backgrounds, all different socioeconomic levels they are talking about these things and really feel like together they will be able to do so much more. >> abc's lana zak, thank you so much. >> the coverage of nelson mandela's life and death does not end here. see how his story influenced pop culture and moviemakers later in this half hour. >>> another headline, the investigation in to she shooting of an american teacher in libya. ronnie smith gunned down while jogging at a u.s. consulate in benghazi. his murder comes days after al qaeda called for libyan attacks on u.s. interests. smith's wife and son returned to the u.s. for the holidays. he was set to join them next week. >>> a wicked storm slamming the nation this morning is far from over. a treacherous mix of snow and sleet crippling the south
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
. connecticut officials have tried to block them to protect families of the 20 children and 6 educators who were killed on that day. but they decided not to appeal after a court ruled to make those recordings public. >>> and now, to detroit, where the judge who approved the city's entrance into bankruptcy is calling that move an opportunity for a fresh start. the motor city now mustard its $18 billion debt. the judge's decision was opposed by the city's unions, pension funds and retirees who claim that the mindful of that, the judge says he will not sign off on just any proposed cut. >>> the nation's capital is a little brighter for the rest of the year after getting an annual touch of holiday glitz. >> house speaker john boehner flipping the switch on the capitol christmas tree. it's a spruce, adorned by ornaments made by kids across the country. >>> which state curses the most? the results are in. >> interesting. >>> plus, a california ceo and his family vanished. the frantic search for their plane after it seemed to disappear from the skies. >>> and what billy joel is planning to do every mon
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
of your education is where it can take you. (now arriving city hospital.) which is why we're proud to help connect our students with leading employers across the nation. (next stop financial center.) let's get to work. i get out a lot... except when it's too cold. like the last three weekends. asthma doesn't affect my job... you missed the meeting again last week! it doesn't affect my family. your coughing woke me up again. i wish you'd take me to the park. i don't use my rescue inhaler a lot... depends on what you mean by a lot. coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at asthma.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. ... through yonder window breaks ... it is the east ... and juliet is the sun ♪ >>> i want to be in the position of calling you to ask whether i would be welcome. the appeal therefore is, don't call me. [ laughter ] i'll call you. [ laughter ] >> nelson mandela showing his humorous side almost ten years ago when he bowed out of public life. >> the public never got enough of him. and this morning, crowds gath
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
and their life. beyond toys. they also contribute to their nieces and nephews education and take them on trips, even if it can be on the verge. >> i'm a bit worried i'm turning my knees into a clothes horse. >> of the problem and i'm fully responsible. no word if any on cold word is coming out just yet and i guess punk?ould be [laughter] >> i will tell you how much i spent because my husband could be watching for my two nephews and my niece but they will get hooked up as christmas. >> you are not spoiling them? , a police officer's brave move to save a teddy bear. watch as he's returns the prized toy to the grateful owner. >> we will soon know where the fbi will build its new headquarters sparking a battle between neighbors. >> taking >> you are watching abc 7 news at 5 on your side. >> operations are underway for possible winter weather. >> to our west, millions are hunkered down to whether that might be the worst ice storm in years. >> good afternoon. when the storm hit last night, you could see that there's already ice coating all of the trees, it was very slippery to walk around and the ki
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
school and the arsenal of weapons used in the massacre. in addition to the young children, six educators were killed when adam lanza went on his deadly rampage. newtown school superintendent is warning parents to limit their media exposure. he says these calls could be an emotional trigger. the anniversary of the shooting is december 14th. john, diana? >> thank you. >>> a 14-year-old boy in massachusetts is pleading not guilty to murdering his math teacher. phillip chism is accused in the october death of 24-year-old colleen ritzer. he had pleaded not guilty in a lower court but had to do so again yesterday because his case had been moved to massachusetts superior court. chism is being held without bail. >>> a man charged with killing a tsa agent in los angeles international airport last month is facing justice. the courtroom sketch shows the bandages on his neck. three people were wounded. he faces the death penalty if convicted. >>> new court documents show toronto mayor ford may have tried to buy a video that appears to show him smoking crack. the documents suggest that ford may have
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